Apply for a Jackson County Government Job

*NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to inquiries regarding application receipt or hiring process status. Separate applications must be submitted for each job for which you are applying. Applications are accepted for posted positions only and must designate the specific job title for which you are applying.

Employment applications MUST be completed for employment consideration. You can do one of the following:

1) Submit an application on-line

IMPORTANT NOTE on Submitting an Application On-line:

Ensure you have installed an up-to-date version of the free Adobe Reader software available at:


If you are unable to press the Submit button, this is caused by the use of a browser, which is using a preview mode to display the PDF file. To avoid this problem, you need to ensure that you are running an up-to-date version of the free Adobe Reader software.


To enable the Submit button to work in Google's Chrome browser, you will need to stop using Chrome's PDF Viewer and instead use the Adobe Reader from within Chrome.


Follow these few steps to disable Chrome's PDF Viewer
  • Enter the command chrome://plugins into Chrome's address bar and then press Enter.
    You will see a listing of all plug-ins that Chrome has found on your computer
  • Scroll and find the Chrome PDF Viewer plug-in:
    Disable this plug-in by clicking the "Disable" link.
  • Next, scroll and find the Adobe Reader plug-in:
    Enable this plug-in by clicking the "Enable" link
  • To always allow this type of plug-in to run check the "Always allowed?" checkbox


2) Submission of Additional Documentation

Applicants: To submit a resume or other documentation to accompany your application, scan and attach the documentation and send via e-mail to or you may FAX the documentation to (517) 788-4404.
(Note this e-mail address is for document submission only. No reply will be sent.)


3) Applications are available in the 1st floor lobby of the County Tower Bldg.
    (120 W. Michigan Avenue), along with other application materials.

4) Print a blank application from this website, complete and mail or fax.


For those choosing to mail the application the address is:

Jackson County Human Resources Dept.
120 W. Michigan Ave., 7th Floor
Jackson, MI 49201.


NOTE: Viewing the Blank application and the online application will require Adobe Acrobat Reader on your machine. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your machine can download it from Adobe's website.

This page originated on June 6, 2013 and was last modified on August 7, 2014